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NYSE:WEAWestern Asset Premier Bond Fund Stock Price, Forecast & News

$13.12
+0.06 (+0.46 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$13.03
Now: $13.12
$13.17
50-Day Range
$11.45
MA: $12.38
$13.12
52-Week Range
$9.05
Now: $13.12
$14.89
Volume21,500 shs
Average Volume41,147 shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.06%
BetaN/A
Western Asset Premier Bond Fund is a closed-ended fixed income mutual fund launched and managed by Western Asset Management Company. The fund is co-managed by Western Asset Management Company Limited, Western Asset Management Company Pte. Ltd., and Western Asset Management Company Ltd. It invests in the fixed income markets of the United States. The fund primarily invests in investment grade bonds, including corporate bonds, U.S. government and agency securities, and mortgage related securities. It seeks to maintain an average duration of around two to three years with an average credit quality of BBB. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the Barclays Capital U.S. Corporate High Yield Index and the Barclays Capital U.S. Credit Index. Western Asset Premier Bond Fund was formed on March 28, 2002 and is domiciled in the United States.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

0.87 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Asset Management
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinancial Services
CUSIPN/A
Phone626-844-9400

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EmployeesN/A
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (NYSE:WEA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's stock was trading at $12.45 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WEA stock has increased by 5.4% and is now trading at $13.12. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

How often does Western Asset Premier Bond Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Western Asset Premier Bond Fund?

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund announced a monthly dividend on Thursday, May 21st. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.066 per share on Thursday, October 1st. This represents a $0.79 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.04%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 22nd. View Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's dividend history.

Has Western Asset Premier Bond Fund been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about WEA stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Western Asset Premier Bond Fund earned a media sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the investment management company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutWestern Asset Premier Bond Fund.

Who are some of Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Western Asset Premier Bond Fund own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Western Asset Premier Bond Fund investors own include AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), Blackstone Group (BX), Putnam Premier Income Trust (PPT), Southern (SO), Suncor Energy (SU), Franklin Resources (BEN), Western Asset Global High Income Fnd (EHI), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD) and Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET).

Who are Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's key executives?

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Kenneth Donald Fuller, Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Trustee (Age 61)
  • Mr. Richard F. Sennett, Principal Financial Officer and Treasurer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Todd F. Kuehl, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Paul Jablansky, Co-Head of Mortgage Investments Team and Portfolio Mang.
  • Ms. Susan Kerr, Chief Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officer (Age 70)

What is Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's stock symbol?

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WEA."

Who are Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's major shareholders?

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include ProVise Management Group LLC (0.00%), Karpus Management Inc. (0.00%), Invesco Ltd. (0.00%), Morgan Stanley (0.00%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.00%) and Wolverine Asset Management LLC (0.00%). View institutional ownership trends for Western Asset Premier Bond Fund.

Which institutional investors are selling Western Asset Premier Bond Fund stock?

WEA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Proequities Inc., and Westbourne Investment Advisors Inc.. View insider buying and selling activity for Western Asset Premier Bond Fund.

Which institutional investors are buying Western Asset Premier Bond Fund stock?

WEA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Karpus Management Inc., Wolverine Asset Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Invesco Ltd., Advisor Group Holdings Inc., Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., M Holdings Securities Inc., and Shaker Financial Services LLC. View insider buying and selling activity for Western Asset Premier Bond Fund.

How do I buy shares of Western Asset Premier Bond Fund?

Shares of WEA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's stock price today?

One share of WEA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.12.

What is Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's official website?

The official website for Western Asset Premier Bond Fund is www.leggmason.com.

How can I contact Western Asset Premier Bond Fund?

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's mailing address is 385 E Colorado Blvd, PASADENA, CA 91101-1923, United States. The investment management company can be reached via phone at 626-844-9400.

This page was last updated on 5/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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